The Collaborative International Dictionary
Delate \De*late"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delated; p. pr. & vb. n. Delating.] [L. delatus, used as p. p. of deferre. See Tolerate, and cf. 3d Defer, Delay, v.] [Obs. or Archaic]
To carry; to convey.
Try exactly the time wherein sound is delated.
To carry abroad; to spread; to make public.
When the crime is delated or notorious.
To carry or bring against, as a charge; to inform against; to accuse; to denounce.
As men were delated, they were marked down for such a fine.
To carry on; to conduct.
Delate \De*late"\, v. i.
To dilate. [Obs.]
Etymology 1 vb. 1 To carry; to convey. 2 To carry abroad; to spread; to make public. 3 To carry or bring against, as a charge; to inform against; to accuse; to denounce. 4 To carry on; to conduct. Etymology 2
vb. (obsolete form of dilate English)
Usage examples of "delate".
Even in your own parish you have Chasehope lending a hand and riding the hills like a moss-trooper--the very man you would delate for sin.